Things to do around here
This village is in Malappuram district which has got plenty of other attractions along with the Keralamkundu falls. Some of these include scenic natural treasures such as the Koombanmala, Kodimala waterfalls, Swapnakkundu waterfalls.
Nearby is also the British Bungalow, a really old villa that people often visit. There also happens to be an old mango tree nearby that is said to be the world’s largest mango tree because of its size.
Cuisine on offer
The Mappila cuisine which is native to this region of Kerala is also fund around this place. The biriyanis (made of meat), pathiri (bread made of rice), mussels, ghee rice and erachi puttu are some of the local delicacies that you might want to try out in any of the restaurants here and in nearby towns.
When to go
Since the summers and the monsoons are both not ideal for trekking your way into these waterfalls, the best time to go here would probably be from November to March. Depending on your ability to cope with the heat, you can also pay a visit in the month of April.
By air : The Calicut (Kozhikode) airport which is about 2 hours away from Keralamkundu is the closest airport to this place. You can take a cab from the airport to one of the towns near to this village.
By train : Melattur is the closest railways station to Keralamkundu. There are a number of trains that connect to Melattur from some of the major towns and cities around. You can then reach the destination by booking a cab or taking a local bus.
By road : Keralamkundu is also connected by road to many of the major towns and cities around it and although the roads that lead up to here might not be in great condition, they are decent.
Getting around :
The only means to getting around in Keralamkundu and the towns nearby (where you will probably be staying) is by your own vehicle or by booking a cab in one of these towns. Once you reach the village, you can also reach the waterfalls through a small trek.
Where to stay :
Keralamkundu is a village with not too many good places to stay in, so staying in nearby towns such as Manjeri and Nilambur is ideal. Places like Park Residency in Nilambur and Rydges Inn or Woodbine heritage in Manjeri .
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